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When your computer shows that STCLOADER.EXE is corrupt, it's best to run a spyware removal tool as that file known to be spyware.

Every time I boot Windows tells me "STCLOADER.EXE" appears to be corrupt. What do I do?

Run a spyware removal tool. STCLOADER is known to be spyware.

Article C2062 - June 14, 2004 « »

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Leo Leo A. Notenboom has been playing with computers since he was required to take a programming class in 1976. An 18 year career as a programmer at Microsoft soon followed. After "retiring" in 2001, Leo started Ask Leo! in 2003 as a place for answers to common computer and technical questions. More about Leo.

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3 Comments
Margaret A. Lillig
August 31, 2004 7:13 PM

Every time I bring up windows I get:
C:\window\system\stcloader.exe
My computer is so slow and locks up until I have to shut it off and start over. What is this? Peg

Leo
August 31, 2004 7:21 PM

Just follow the instructions in the article you just commented on.

babji
September 21, 2004 6:58 AM

Great job!.....

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